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noun [U]    /əˈnæt̬·ə·mi/
the scientific study of the structure of animals or plants , or of a particular type of animal or plant : You have to know something about anatomy if you want to draw the human body well. fig. He was studying the anatomy of long-term relationships (= their structure ). anatomical    /ˌæn·əˈtɑm·ɪ·kəl/ adjective [not gradable] anatomical drawings
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